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Celebrate The New Renaissance - Nine Days of Exclusive Hotel Packages

Renaissance Hotels & Resorts Web Event Offers Once-In-A-Lifetime Package Offers from September 17-25 at www.renhotels.com/exclusive

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- What is your dream travel experience? Is it riding a Mardi Gras float as a member of the krewe, hanging out backstage at Oprah in Chicago or elephant trekking in Thailand? Starting today through September 25, Renaissance Hotels & Resorts is offering up 13 incredible experiences for auction or purchase at savings of 50% and more using your American Express(R) Card at www.renhotels.com/exclusive. Each of the four auction packages is available for bid for two to three days. The nine unique offers are limited-availability and each one is available for purchase for one day only.

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With the launch of a new web portal and bold new image for the brand, Renaissance is offering these exclusive packages to celebrate the rich travel experiences and discovery moments within every Renaissance hotel and destination.

Auction Packages

Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe & Renaissance New York Hotel 57

Celebrate the Best of Both Worlds: Paris & New York City includes:

Celebrate Paris:

  • Three nights in a deluxe suite
  • VIP champagne welcome
  • In-room Indonesian couples massage
  • Private cooking lesson with chef of Makassar restaurant
  • Explore Paris' hidden gems with insider's tour by hotel Concierge and two tickets on Paris bus tour
  • Two tickets to "The Lion King"
  • 10% off shopping at Galleries Lafayette and Printemps
  • Unlimited in-room mini-bar

Business class roundtrip airfare for two between New York City and Paris.

And then. . .

Celebrate New York City:

  • Three nights in SkyLoft Terrace Suite
  • Wine flight in Club Lounge
  • Escort to Renaissance New York Hotel Times Square on New Year's Eve to enjoy dinner for two in Two Times Square and front row seats overlooking the New Year's Eve ball drop
  • New Year's Day brunch at Opia Restaurant
  • Roundtrip airport limousine transportation

Package available December 25, 2009-January 1, 2010

The Blackstone Renaissance Chicago Hotel

BE Blackstone VIPs includes:

  • Three nights in deluxe suite
  • Tickets for two to be part of a taping of Oprah plus a VIP backstage tour
  • Tasting menu for two hosted by award-winning chef Joses Garces and the sommelier in the private dining room of Mercat a la Planxa restaurant
  • A guided historical tour of the Blackstone Hotel plus exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Chicago's Buckingham Fountain
  • Complimentary car service throughout the stay, including airport transportation
  • Breakfast for two daily
  • In-room amenity upon arrival
  • Not for Tourists guide to help you discover the Windy City's secrets

Must stay by December 31, 2009

Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette Hotel

Mardi Gras Spectacular in the Big Easy includes:

  • Three nights in deluxe suite
  • Tasting menu at the Chef's Table in the kitchen at MiLa
  • Exclusive viewing of the parades on St. Charles Street's Intercon Stage, with Bourbon Street balcony passes
  • Ride in the Krewe of Endymion Parade, and end the evening at the Endymion Ball in the Louisiana Superdome with limo transport
  • Couples massage at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans
  • Dinner at Le Cote Brassierie at the Renaissance New Orleans Arts Hotel with a parade view
  • Enjoy the Krewe of Bacchus Parade and front row seats at Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse
  • Breakfast for two each morning plus brunch at Brennan's restaurant
  • Nightly turn-down service

Package available February 12-15, 2010

The Mayflower Renaissance Washington, D.C. Hotel

Presidential Getaway at The Mayflower includes:

  • Three nights in deluxe suite
  • Historical Mayflower tour, including escorted visits to both The White House and Capitol Hill
  • Monumental evening limo tour with champagne and strawberries
  • Indulgent in-suite couples massage
  • Dinner for two on the evening of your choice
  • Nightly turndown service including homemade chocolates and petit fours, plus bubble bath, Rose petals and candles
  • Breakfast for two daily
  • Complimentary limousine service throughout your stay
  • Take home keepsake his-and-hers Mayflower jewelry from the Tiny Jewel Box

Must stay before December 31(st)

Unique Offers From Renaissance

Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe Hotel

Sweet Suite in Paris is offered at $2,500 and includes:

  • Three nights in a luxurious suite
  • VIP welcome including bottle of Champagne upon arrival
  • In-room Indonesian massage for two
  • Private cooking lesson with chef of Makassar restaurant
  • Explore Paris' hidden treasures with insider's tour with hotel Concierge
  • Two tickets to "The Lion King"
  • Unlimited in-room mini-bar

Must stay before December 30(th)

Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa

Romantic Bliss at Koh Samui is offered at $950 and includes:

  • Three nights in seaside villa with private pool
  • VIP arrival with flowers and chocolates
  • One-hour elephant-trek to Namuang Waterfall
  • One-hour Thai massage for two at resort's Quan Spa
  • Dinner for two during one night of your stay
  • Roundtrip airport transportation

Must stay before December 31

Renaissance New York Hotel 57

Live Love Sparkle New York is offered at $2,300 and includes:

  • Three nights in a Penthouse Skyloft suite for two with outdoor terrace and floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Two tickets to the famed New York City Ballet at Lincoln Center, including limo service
  • Visit to Bloomingdales with pre-opening entry and guided tour of the display windows
  • Wine flight tasting in the hotel's Club Lounge
  • Dinner for two at Opia on one night of your stay
  • Round trip airport transportation via limo

Must stay a Friday, Saturday and Sunday between November 27 and December 27, 2009

The Shelbourne Renaissance Dublin Hotel

Roots in the Old Country: An Irish Special is offered at $950 and includes:

  • Three nights in a luxurious Heritage Park View room
  • Personalized genealogy consultation to explore your Irish roots over tea with hotel's Genealogy Butler, Helen Kelly OR
  • Dublin City tour with afternoon tea in the hotel's Lord Mayors Lounge (listed as one of the 1000 things to do before you die)
  • Three-course dinner for two on your first evening
  • Daily Irish breakfast buffet

Must stay before March 31, 2010

Additional exclusive packages for purchase include:

Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa

A Hollywood Red Carpet Treatment is offered at $900 and includes two night accommodation in suite, VIP arrival, Universal Studio VIP Experience, tour of Kodak Theatre, 50 minute spa treatment for two at Spa Luce and incredible dining experiences. Must stay before December 31(st)

The Blackstone Renaissance Chicago Hotel

Make Chicago Your Kind of Town is offered at $1,000 and includes suite room for two nights, VIP Broadway show, breakfast daily, delightful in-room amenities and custom dining experience at Mercat a la Planxa. Must stay before December 31(st).

La Concha Renaissance San Juan Resort

Living LA VIDA: San Juan Style is offered at $1350 and includes accommodations for three nights in luxurious suite, VIP arrival, authentic Tapas dinner, daily breakfast and private sedan tour of Old San Juan's hidden treasures. Must stay by December 23(rd).

The Mayflower Renaissance Washington, D.C. Hotel

A Monumental Stay in the Nation's Capital is offered at $900 and includes two nights in luxurious suite, evening limousine tour of national monuments with champagne, in-room couples massage, dinner for two with wine, breakfast in bed each morning and turndown service featuring candle-lit bubble bath and rose petals. Must stay before December 31(st).

Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach Resort & Spa

Sun and Fun, In Miami Beach is offered at $2,700 and includes three nights in suite, welcome amenity, private poolside cabana with massages for two, dinner for two, excursion to Ellion Key Bay off the shore of Key Largo including lunch and snorkeling, $150 resort credit and VIP roundtrip airport transfer. Must stay before December 23(rd).

Offer valid only at the Renaissance Hotel & Resort specified in offer description. Must be 18 or older and must pay with any American Express(R) Card. Promotion runs from 9/17/09 to 9/25/09. To purchase a "Unique" package, register at www.renhotels.com/exclusive

and follow instructions for purchase. To bid on an auction package, go to: www.renhotels.com/exclusive and click on the "PLACE BID" link for the desired auction, then, if package is available, enter your email address; if you are a new user, you will be asked to register, otherwise, you will be sent directly to the bidding page. Limited quantities of packages available while supplies last. Packages are subject to expiration. Advance booking required. Additional restrictions and blackout dates may apply; packages may not be available during desired dates or during special events, convention or meeting dates. Must be a registered guest to qualify for package. No rain checks or substitutions will be issued. Packages are not transferable. Packages cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts, promotional offers or certificate redemption stays. Some packages may not include resort/service fees, taxes, alcohol, incidentals or gratuities or additional per room, per night charges that may be imposed. Access to health club, where available, excludes spa services unless otherwise specified. All package amenities associated with offer are per room, per stay. A stay is defined as consecutive nights spent in the same hotel regardless of check-in or check-out activity. Void where prohibited. Visit www.renhotels.com/exclusive for full terms and conditions of auction and Unique packages, as well as full package details.

(C) 2009 Marriott, Inc. Renaissance Hotels and Resorts(R) is a registered trademark owned by Marriott International, Inc.

RENAISSANCE HOTELS & RESORTS is an upscale brand with more than 140 properties in 28 countries that speaks to passionate travelers in search of authentic local discoveries when traveling for business or leisure. Renaissance Hotels & Resorts has recently welcomed several new "gems" to its global collection - the ultra-modern Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe Hotel, the chic Renaissance New York Hotel 57 in Manhattan and the beautifully restored historic Eden Roc, a Renaissance Beach Resort and Spa in Miami, Florida. These hotels join a rich portfolio defined by distinctive and well-known icons such as the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, the Blackstone Renaissance Hotel in Chicago, the Shelbourne Dublin Renaissance and the Renaissance Beijing. All Renaissance hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. To make reservations and for more information about Renaissance Hotels & Resorts, visit RenaissanceHotels.com. Follow Renaissance on Twitter at twitter.com/RenHotels

SOURCE Marriott International, Inc.

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